Have you ever wondered how to find your DNS server on Orbi? The Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical component of your home network as it translates domain names into IP addresses, allowing you to access websites and other online services. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps to find your DNS server on Orbi.
Accessing the Orbi Administration Panel
The first step is to access the Orbi administration panel. To do this, follow these steps:
- Step 1: Open a web browser on your computer or mobile device that is connected to the same network as your Orbi router.
- Step 2: In the address bar of your web browser, type in the default gateway IP address of your Orbi router. The default gateway IP address is usually 192.168.1.1.
- Step 3: You will be prompted to enter your username and password. If you have not changed these credentials, use the default username “admin” and the default password “password”.
- Step 4: Once you have entered the correct login credentials, click on the Login button to access the Orbi administration panel.
Finding Your DNS Server Settings
Now that you have logged in to the Orbi administration panel, follow these steps to find your DNS server settings:
- Step 1: In the left navigation menu of the administration panel, click on “Advanced”.
- Step 2: Click on “Advanced Setup”.
- Step 3: Under the “Advanced Setup” section, click on “DNS”.
You will now see your DNS server settings displayed on the screen. The primary and secondary DNS server addresses will be listed. These are the addresses that your Orbi router is currently using for DNS resolution.
Changing Your DNS Server Settings
If you wish to change your DNS server settings, follow these steps:
- Step 1: Click on the “Use These DNS Servers” radio button.
- Step 2: Enter the IP addresses of your preferred DNS servers in the provided fields. You can use public DNS servers like Google’s (8.8.8 and 8.4.4) or OpenDNS’ (220.127.116.11 and 208.220.220).
- Step 3: Click on the “Apply” button to save your changes.
Congratulations! You have successfully found and changed your DNS server settings on Orbi.
Finding your DNS server on Orbi is a straightforward process that can be done through the Orbi administration panel’s advanced settings. Whether you want to simply view your current DNS server settings or change them to preferred ones, following these steps will help you accomplish that with ease.
Note: It is recommended to take note of your original DNS server settings before making any changes so that you can revert back if needed.
I hope this tutorial has been helpful to you in understanding how to find your DNS server on Orbi. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, feel free to reach out to the Orbi support team.